Surface Brightness Calculator

This page captures the object surface brightness calculations discussed in Martin Lewiki's May 2005 ASSA Bulletin article.

Circular Object

Magnitude: Diameter (arc minutes):

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Elliptical Object

Magnitude: Major axis (arc minutes): Minor axis (arc minutes):

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Rectangular Object

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Last modified: Thu Jun 16 21:59:52 Cen. Australia Standard Time 2005